Talking SEC Football

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Mr. Reliable

Re-filing this link from Kevin Scarbinsky of AL.com. He’s writing about the durability of Alabama quarterbacks through the years and notes that only Alabama and Ole Miss, among SEC teams, had the same starting QB in every game. Wallace, in fact,

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Finalizing the depth chart

As much as depth charts are ever final. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze named a starting center on Wednesday and also a kicker for short field goals and PATs. Punting and long field goals still pending. He also challenged some

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Thursday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Thursday morning … Interesting release by the SEC on Wednesday that addressed its efforts to improve fan experience for its fans in league stadiums. There has been so much attention placed on getting the SEC

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Robert Nkemdiche’s growth

Hugh Freeze was asked earlier today “how different” Robert Nkemdiche is this year than last. His response was not about Nkemdiche on the field. Freeze: “I hope through all of our character training programs we do and our core values

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8-20 Practice Notes

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze says there will be punishment for freshman WR Sammie Epps. He says he hasn’t decided what that punishment will be but that Epps, arrested for driving without a license and marijuana possession, is likely to

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After Camp Update

The Rebels will be on the practice field around 10 with visitation to follow. We’ll have updates here. As focus turns to Boise State the camp portion of preseason — where teams focus primarily on their own improvement — is

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Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning … Interesting numbers here on the NFL’s longer PAT experiment for preseason: Final tally for preseason 33-yard extra point experiment: 125/133 = 93.98% 2013 accuracy rate for kickers on extra points: 99.5% — Field

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Hilton says he can handle double duty

In the last two practices open for partial media view, Mike Hilton has been a Huskie one day, a cornerback the next. That’s a lot of moving back and forth, but he says he can handle it. “They make sure I’m

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Ole Miss WR Epps arrested by Oxford Police Department

Update 12:26 Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze has issued this statement regarding the arrest of Sammie Epps: “We are aware of the matter and will address it once we have gathered more facts.” I noticed yesterday that Epps was not

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Shouldering more leadership

The shoulder is good, and Bo Wallace wants to shoulder more of the leadership responsibility for this football team. His football team. His offense. Wallace says the shoulder injury that has plagued him for most of his first two seasons

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Tuesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Tuesday morning … Overheard at football practice last week regarding the Ole Miss track. Issues beneath the surface forced the track teams away from the facility last year. AD Ross Bjork says the track will be

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Slot receiver ‘battle’

This slot receiver “battle” is worth keeping an eye on. Battle is the word Bo Wallace used, though Hugh Freeze downplayed it and said both Quincy Adeboyejo and Cody Core will play. Freeze: “You can call that a competition, but

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